Pakistan spends Rs42.4 billion for import of mobile phones in three months

KARACHI: Pakistani nationals have spent Rs42.4 billion for import of mobile phones in three months despite challenging economic conditions. Read more »

FBR updates sales tax rates on mobile phones on import, local supply

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has updated sales tax rates on import or local supply of mobile phones to be applicable for Tax Year 2020 (July 01, 2019 to June 30,... Read more »

Peshawar customs announces auction of confiscated mobile phones on Sept 27

ISLAMABAD: Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Peshawar has announced public auction of confiscated mobile phones to be held on September 27, 2019 at State Warehouse. Read more »

Pakistan imports mobile phones worth Rs26 billion; up 52.4pc in July – August

KARACHI: Pakistan has imported mobile phones worth Rs26 billion during first two months of current fiscal year, which is 52.4 percent higher when compared with Rs16.98 billion in the same period of... Read more »

Finance Act 2019: advance tax exempted on personal baggage mobile phones

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has exempted the advance tax on mobile phone brought into Pakistan by passengers under Baggage Rules, 2006. Read more »

Customs unfolds bid to clear mobile phones on passengers’ stolen information

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs has unfolded a bid to steal the data of air travelers for the purpose of mobile phone registration with the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). Read more »

Pakistan imports cell phones worth Rs84.2 billion in ten months

KARACHI: Pakistan has imported mobile phones worth Rs84.2 billion during July – April 2018/2019 despite serious economic difficulties in the country. Read more »

FBR updates procedure for mobile device registration

ISLAMABAD: Device Identification Registration and Blocking System (DIRBS) is a system designed to identify non-compliant devices operating on local mobile networks. Read more »

Deduction of withholding tax on phone cards begins

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has started collecting withholding tax on phone cards on Friday following the judgment of the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP). Read more »

Clearance of mobile phones: Customs valuation of 234 brands, models issued

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs has issued valuation of 234 different brands and models of mobile phones for the purpose of determination of duty and taxes at clearance stage. Read more »

Mobile phones import down by 22.15 percent on mandatory registration

KARACHI: The import of mobile phones has declined by 22.15 percent in February 2019 following imposition of mandatory registration with regulatory authority, said Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on Saturday. Read more »

Pakistan imports mobile phones worth Rs55 billion in seven months

ISLAMABAD: Despite the government’s effort to curtail import bill the country imported mobile phones worth Rs55 billion during first seven months of current fiscal year. Read more »